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Do I Have a Benzo Addiction?

Benzodiazepines are a type of medication commonly prescribed as anti-anxiety drugs, sedatives, and muscle relaxants. They have been used since the 1960s to treat a variety of conditions, including panic attacks, insomnia, muscle spasms, and seizures. Although effective at providing relief from these symptoms in the short term, benzodiazepines can be highly addictive if taken…

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The Dangers of Teenage Drug Abuse

Recent studies have shown that teenage drug abuse may become more prevalent in adolescent girls than teenage boys for the first time. Teen girls are more likely to perceive benefits in using drugs and drinking alcohol, making them more vulnerable to addiction or substance abuse. What has not changed is the reason why girls abuse…

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The Difference Between Meth vs. Adderall

Meth and Adderall are two commonly-abused stimulants that produce similar feelings in the body. Both can lead to addiction and require help from the professionals at a drug rehab center. While they act similarly, meth and Adderall work differently within the body and have properties that make them different. To understand the difference between meth…

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How to Love the Holidays While Maintaining Recovery

Before you know it, the holidays will be here, and you’re probably already preparing for the upcoming festivities. It is possible to maintain your recovery and remain sober for the holidays. This is good news; do not let previous holiday seasons dictate the current one. Celebrating holidays in recovery with friends and family can allow…